MEANS OF TRANSPORT IN DUBLIN: GET TO KNOW DART
Dublin is a city that offers some public transport possibilities to the locals. After writing about Dublin Bus, get to know DART here!
The acronym DART, Dublin Area Rapid Transit, is the train that runs along the coast of Dublin and the urban area of Howth and Malahide to the north. It also links Greystones to Wicklow in the south. It is also a connecting option between Dublin and other cities such as Cork, Limerick and even Belfast, Northern Ireland.
There are several stations where you can board DART, with Conolly Station being the most common in the center of Dublin. Tickets can not be purchased during the trip, as they are purchased on machines arranged at all stations or online, discounted if purchased in advance:
- Adult and Family day tickets – individual or family tickets, which can be used all day long on Dart trips such as tours of the Dublin coast;
- Adult 3-day ticket – ideal for longer trips. Tickets are valid for three days, counted from the issue;
- Adult monthly tickets – in this case, it is possible to buy a package of tickets that can be used in Dart and also in the Luas, facilitating the connection between both means of transport;
- Student weekly and monthly tickets – Leap Card offer the most attractive discounts on Dart fares. Weekly tickets are valid for up to 7 days from the date of issue;
- Adult annual tickets – The tickets issued for use throughout the year offer the option of integration with the buses and also with the Luas, depending on the user’s needs. This is the most complete option for those who use Dart daily, on a routine basis.
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Click here to check rates and calculate your rate from one station to another, for example.
It is important to know the schedules of each station well by going to http://www.irishrail.ie/train-timetables or by using smartphone applications such as the Iarnrod Eireann Irish Rail App – click here to know more.
Learn more about Dart by visiting the link http://www.irishrail.ie/.